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Plastic Shopping Bags Banned in Iceland

5 Jan Since January 1, stores in Iceland may no longer offer plastic shopping bags to customers.

Vínbúðin Liquor Stores Report Record Sales

5 Jan Vínbúðin liquor stores, the sole retail vendor of alcohol in Iceland, report record sales in 2020.

Online Offers Increasingly Popular

27 Nov Today is Black Friday, and numerous Icelandic stores are advertising discounts.

The owners of Gott og blessað: Sveinbjörg Jónsdóttir, Jóhanna Björnsdóttir, and Anna Júlíusdóttir.

New Store Specializes in Icelandic Delicatessen

21 Nov A new store, Gott og blessað, specializing in food produced in Iceland has opened in Hafnarfjörður, south of Reykjavík.

Monki is aimed at younger women.

Monki to open in Reykjavik next spring

28 Nov 2018 This is the second store opening announced by parent company Hennes & Mauritz in a short time as Weekday also announced an opening next spring.

Weekday is a Swedish denim and fashion brand influenced by youth culture and street style.

Weekday to open in Iceland

19 Nov 2018 Clothing chain Weekday will be opening a branch in Smáralind shopping mall in Reykjavik next spring. The chain is owned by H&M who already have three branches in Iceland.

The queue at H&M when the first shop opened in Smáralind.

H&M open second shop in Reykjavik

27 Sep 2017 Swedish retail giant H&M open their second Iceland shop in Kringlan shopping mall in Reykjavik tomorrow.

The H&M store in Smáralind in Kópavogur, a suburb of Reykjavik.

Icelanders queue for opening of first H&M store in the country

28 Aug 2017 On Saturday, August 26th, H&M, opened its doors to the general public for the very first time in Iceland, at Smáralind Shopping Centre. In just a few minutes the store was filled with more than 700 excited customers.

The H&M store in Smáralind mall, Kópavogur.

H&M opens in Reykjavik with one of the most talked about parties of the year

25 Aug 2017 Swedish clothing giant, H&M, opened its first shop in Iceland last night, in the Smáralind shopping mall in Reykjavik.

Costco has lowered the price of this TV by six thousand ISK since its opening.

Icelanders fall in love with Costco

29 May 2017 The arrival of Costco in Iceland has had an extremely welcome reception by Icelanders and over 60 thousand people have joined a Facebook page where people compare prices and their experience of the store.

Costco yesterday.

Massive queues and chaos at Iceland's Costco yesterday

26 May 2017 Thursday was a day off in Iceland with many apparently chosing to spend the day visiting the new Costco store in the outskirts of Reykjavik. Huge queues were present throughout the day.

The queue outside Costco shortly after 8 am this morning.

Costco fever hits Iceland with anticipated store opening this morning

23 May 2017 A great number of people were gathered outside the new Costco store in Kauptún, Garðabær, a municipality of Reykjavik this morning. See the opening live here.

The litre of petrol at Costco goes for  169,9 Icelandic kronas.

Costco sells the cheapest petrol in Iceland

22 May 2017 Costco have begun selling petrol outside their store at Kauptún in Garðabær at 169.9 ISK per litre. This is the cheapest petrol price in Iceland. Costco will open their highly anticipated store tomorrow, Tuesday.

Brett Vigelskas expects huge crowds at the opening of Costco next Tuesday.

Search and Rescue teams employed for Costco's Iceland opening

18 May 2017 US based Costco Wholesale is expecting its largest opening ever when it opens a warehouse store in Iceland next week. Search and rescue teams will be at hand for crowd control and to assist store employees. "We expect it to be crazy,"says manager Brett Vigelskas.

TopShop in Kringlan.

TopShop in Iceland closes

17 May 2017 The two branches of Top Shop in Iceland will be closing this summer. The Smáralind shopping mall branch closes this month and the one in the Kringlan shopping mall closes in August.




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